Nick Murtagh wrote:
> Grzegorz Witkowski wrote:
>>> Hard to believe. I can't see M$ giving the main product for free or DELL
>> pays Canonical for Ubuntu same price as for M$...
>> Anyway I did not see the option "no OS", which simply means forcing
>> customers to purchase "The O$" anyway if they want or not.
>>>> Actually if Dell earn more per PC for installing the crapware than the
> price of a copy of windows (which they would get at a huge discount)
> then yeah it would be cheaper to install windows than an operating
> system that has zero cost but no crapware.
>>In 1999 I think, I gave Red Hat courses to Dell, Then it cost them so
much more (lower volume, higher engineering setup costs) that even with
RedHat Free, that cost them more per machine than Windows, excluding any
other Adware. Someone has to engineer and test the Manufacturing install.
It's likely that this is still true.
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